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The Dragon Devouring the Companions of Cadmus

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The Dragon Devouring the Companions of Cadmus

16th century
243 x 313 mm (9.6 x 12.3 in.)

Hendrick Goltzius, Dutch, (1558–1617)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Engraving on laid paper
State: First of four states
Print impression quality: Excellent
Marks: Signed in plate, lower left: “HGoltz.” (the “H” and “G” combined in monogram); dated in plate, lower left
Marks: Watermark: See Strauss 261 (the three watermarks described in detail appear to be present, but are obscured by discoloring verso and by image itself)
Bibliography: Bartsch 262; Strauss 261; Hirschmann 310.
Credit Line: Friends of the Davison Art Center funds, 1987
Accession Number: 1987.1.1

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  • plate Dimensions: 243 x 313 mm (9.6 x 12.3 in.)

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